MGA Twin Cam Roadster - Rare - LHD 1788 copies.
Eligible for the Le Mans Classic and Tour AUTO.
This car was completely rebuilt to a very high standard in late 2002, has since traveled about 12,000 miles.
Register : Certificate Number: 2015/2235 - Engine number: 16 GBU 2135 Body Number: 68959 Chassis number : YD3 1294 - Production date : 1959/02/12 – Body color : Black - Trim color : Red – Hood color : Black – Type of wheels : Center lock disc wheels, Dunlop racing rims (deported) - 4 Dunlop disc brakes - Heater - Windscreen washers - Accessories : Cool air vent, competition seats, competition windscreen, centigrade thermometer, sliding side screen, spare wheel less tyre and tube, black tonneau cover, windscreen washer,
Revenue weight: 902.00 kg
Engine renovated by the American specialist James Alcorn - San Diego, 10/2015. The engine is bored out to .020 with compression ratio 8.3: 1. Pistons. Crankshaft, flywheel, clutch and connecting rods and pistons are balanced.
Gearbox Ford T9 – New - (5 reports ) first 2.98 – two 1.97 – Three 1.37 – four 1.00 – five 0.82, first synchronized)
Exhaust nine (full).
Electronic ignition 123 luminion.
Stainless steel exhaust system
Rear axle: 4.33:1 new in 2002, 12 000 kms since.
Suspension front and rear brakes, new in 2002.
New tires (185/60x15), the car is equipped with Dunlop rims with central closing and deported axis (D-5,5Jx15-1115 1/8). These wheels have double merit of being lightweight and extremely strong while being much easier to maintain than spoked wheels.
Body: in new condition, had undergone a total restoration with corrosion protection. Total absence of apparent or hidden corrosion.
Paint: Black color removal redone with wings, doors, covers, accessories. Upholstery: completely redone with a red leather grain.
Hood, tonneau cover, and sliding windows are in good condition.
On the road, the car is running as it should and provides significantly improved performance.